Local News

Friday, June 5, 2015

BROOKFIELD, Ohio — New ceiling panels, fresh paint, colorful décor and more accurate aisle signage are some of the many renovations made during the $350, 000 conversion process which changed the grocery store on Warren-Sharon Road from a Giant Eagle franchisee to a Sparkle Market. The supermarket has operate under the Sparkle name since May […]

Friday, June 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Recently announced grants will boost programs aimed at training people for jobs in manufacturing and health care, proponents say. On Thursday, the Local Government Innovation Program awarded $50,000 to help establish a manufacturing training center in Youngstown. The day before, the Fund for Our Economic Future approved a grant of up to […]

Friday, June 5, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — For residents at Park Vista Retirement Community, the world is getting a little smaller. Next year, with the opening of the Mahoning Valley Lifelong Learning Institute, they’ll have access to museums, lectures, historic sites and classrooms from across the country and around the world. “We tell students in grade school, high school […]

Friday, June 5, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Former Mahoning County Auditor Michael Sciortino was indicted on 25 additional counts for activity prosecutors say is separate from the charges he faces in the Oakhill Renaissance Place case. Sciortino, 44, of Austintown, was indicted on four counts of theft in office, felonies of the fifth degree, and 21 counts of unauthorized […]

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – DRS LLC’s acquisition by an Iowa technology company is the next step in the Youngstown firm’s evolution, DRS’ founder says. Involta LLC of Cedar Rapids and DRS jointly announced the deal this morning. A news release issued by the companies describes Involta as a “national leader in cloud, managed [information technology] and […]

Thursday, June 4, 2015

WARREN, Ohio – Space is available for small businesses in the new Shops on the Square, a cooperative sponsored by Warren Redevelopment and Planning Corp. at 124 N. Park Ave. on Courthouse Square. The former radio station building was designed with multiple rooms used as offices which are being transformed into eight individual retail shops […]

Thursday, June 4, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – City Council last night approved appropriating $7.75 million to renovate the City Hall Annex for Youngstown Municipal Court, but deferred action on legislation to force downtown business and property owners to keep their sidewalks clear of snow and ice. Allocating funds for the court project settles a lawsuit the courts filed charging […]

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